Letters to the Editor

DEER: Have a heart

August 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

I was disgusted with the lack of compassion when the employee from Fish and Game came and looked at the doe lying in pain and fear. He said deer don’t feel pain as humans do. How does he know? Then he left and said he had to think about wha...

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1964: White House revisited

August 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

The book by President Trump’s national security adviser H.R. McMaster (Dereliction of Duty) contains a quote relevant for today. The quote is attributed to Michael Forrestral, who was an adviser to President Lyndon Johnson and describes the...

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RIGHTS: Where mothers suffer

August 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

This letter is in response to the article Aug. 12 entitled “Father seeks release from jail.” While we read story after story of child abuse in this county, many more than should ever occur, this story is a perfect example of what should nev...

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VIOLENCE: One side at fault

August 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

President Trump on Tuesday was wrong in the news conference when he squarely laid blame on both sides in the Charlottesville melee. Although it was an improvement from his caving to the politically correct communists in this country, in his...

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CRISIS: Neutrality no option

August 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

“All men are created equal,” Thomas Jefferson declared in his notice to England to get lost. Abraham Lincoln borrowed that phrase of national dedication for his Gettysburg Address in introducing this powerful message: “Now we are engaged in...

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TRUMP: A great getter-outer

August 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

Newt Gingrich tells the story of a man finding raccoons in his basement. I am kinda making his story my own. A man comes home from a long trip and sadly discovers his basement has been taken over by raccoons — lots of nasty, mean-spirited, ...

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TRUCK: Dump the racism

August 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

Echos of the 1980s, Butler and the Aryan Nation: I recently witnessed a large dump truck coming from one of the new housing subdivisions in Post Falls. This large dump truck proudly displayed two large confederate flags on both rear sides. ...

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ALT-RIGHT: Disturbing definitions

August 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

I am trying to understand all of the Republican political organizations. Basic old-time conservatism I get, as I grew up in a strong Republican family and was one until it dawned on me I was an environmentalist. Until a few days ago, howeve...

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WAYNE: Superior service

August 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

It’s not every day that dining out leaves you feeling inspired. That was my experience last weekend, when my family and I visited Red Robin at the Coeur d’Alene location.The evening began like most dining experiences. We were greeted at the...

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HISTORY: Korea vs. Korea

August 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

The history of Korea was complicated and violent long before the U.S. ever became involved. Fighting between several internal factions had been ongoing for hundreds of years before the war between the North and South broke out in 1950. From...

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